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Microsoft  Basic Excel

Basic Excel

You will learn how to create and amend Excel spreadsheets to store and manipulate data which can be used for both personal and business purposes.

Course Objectives

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the most important features of Microsoft Excel, to reinforce what you already know about how to use a computer and to build your confidence.  By the end of the course you should be able to produce and edit spread-sheets for home and office use.  

You will learn:

A workbook is provided containing exercises to give hands-on experience and general information. This is yours to keep.


You should have attended the Starting off with Windows course or have a basic knowledge of computers including the mouse and keyboard.

Course Structure

Four weeks x2 hours

Lesson 1   Introduction to Excel

Lesson 2   Introduction to + / * - %

Lesson 3   Personal Budget Cash Flow forecast

Lesson 4   Personal Budget